News and events

September 26, 2017

Wollongong local catch up – October 2017

Welcome to our first Wollongong Catch Up for widowed people!  Attendance at our local catch up events, for some, marks a brave first step towards connecting […]
June 7, 2017

Canberra local catch up – June 2017

Attendance at our local catch up events, for some, marks a brave first step towards connecting with other widowed people and hopefully lead them towards finding […]
June 3, 2017

First local widowed catch ups for regional Victoria

First Light is excited to announce our first regional Victoria local catch ups for widowed people have been scheduled for Ararat and Ballarat in the coming weeks.  […]
June 3, 2017

Ballarat local catch up – June 2017

Attendance at our local catch up events, for some, marks a brave first step towards connecting with other widowed people and hopefully lead them towards finding […]
June 3, 2017

Cairns local catch up – September 2017

Attendance at our local catch up events, for some, marks a brave first step towards connecting with other widowed people and hopefully lead them towards finding […]
May 1, 2017

Lauren’s journey towards the Gold Coast Marathon

First Light Widowed Association Vice President Lauren Leslie tells us why she’s participating in the 2017 Gold Coast Marathon in memory of her late husband James.  […]
April 2, 2017

Our stories: Jo and Daniel

Jo Smith-Hooker lost not only her world as she knew it, but also her future plans and dreams when her husband Daniel died unexpectedly in September […]
February 18, 2017

So what’s in a name?

We’ve been asked in the past why we included the word ‘widow‘ in the name of our organisation, implying that it’s a terrible word that our […]
February 7, 2017

Gold Coast Marathon – team event

July 1 and 2 – Gold Coast Marathon The 39th Gold Coast Airport Marathon will take place on the weekend of 1 and 2 July 2017 […]